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New Balance’s latest sneakers have built-in whistles because…I have no idea

NEWS – While shopping for some new kicks, I stumbled upon the latest sneakers from New Balance that feature a built-in whistle in the heels of these rugged sneakers. Designer Salehe Bembury and New Balance collaborated to create the 574 YURT sneakers which are built for hiking and trail running. In an emergency or when …

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This tiny knife from Gerber will slice and scrape its way into your EDC

NEWS – For a little over $20, you can put the Gerber Key Note EDC knife on your keychain or in your pocket. This little guy has a tiny but mighty dual-use 1 inch stainless steel blade for opening packages and for scraping whatever needs to be scraped. The Key Note is available with black …

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This tiny box cutter doubles as a ultra basic multi-tool

NEWS – What is the main function of your multi-tool? How many of you answered “opening boxes”? Yep, me too. The Outdoor Edge Sidewinder is pocket-friendly box cutter that features a locking blade with easily replaceable standard utility razor blades, both flathead and Phillips screwdrivers, a bottle opener, prybar, and pocket clip. This tool will …

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The Flic Twist home automation gadget has been revealed

NEWS – Five years ago I reviewed the Flic wireless smart buttons. These small buttons allowed for all kinds of interesting home automation funnery (I just made up that word – you’re welcome). I used one of mine to record the time I stopped eating at night so that I could figure out how long …

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Here’s a fire starting credit card sized kit that fits in your wallet

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – The Hot Shot Fire Starting Survival Card From Grim Workshop is a credit card-sized high carbon steel multi-tool that features a knife and a complete fire starting kit that is designed to fit into a wallet or an Altoids tin for convenient EDC. Why do I like it? I like Hot Shot …

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This multi-tool knife makes stainless steel sexy

NEWS – A few days ago I posted about the Kershaw multi-tool knife because I wanted to feature some multi-tools that make the knife the main feature. Today I have another one for you. it’s the Swiss+Tech Multitool Knife that has 13 tools in a very pocket-friendly form factor. This multi-tool features all stainless steel …

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iFMARS Magic Cable – weird name, great 3-in-1 cable for Apple fans

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’ve often called myself a minimalist, but a better term might be to call myself an essentialist. It’s not that I want to get rid of all my stuff as much as that I want to use only what I need and to optimize what I use. That includes device accessories like …

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Here’s a multi-tool knife that you will love to bits

NEWS – It seems like the vast majority of multi-tools include a knife as almost an afterthought. The Kershaw Select Fire flips that and makes the blade the main highlight of this EDC tool while including some extra functionality. The Kershaw Select Fire features a heat-hardened stainless steel blade, black glass-filled nylon scales, a fold-out …

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Soundcore announces Liberty 3 Pro – a solid upgrade to their line of true wireless earbuds

NEWS – Soundcore, Anker’s audio brand, has released their new Liberty 3 Pro True Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds. Liberty 3 Pro features several upgrades to the previous Liberty Pro series earbuds, including bluetooth multipoint connections, ACAA 2.0, Personalized Noise Cancelling, and Fusion Comfort Fit.  Bluetooth multipoint connection allows the earbuds to be connected to two bluetooth …

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The SingMic is better than a hairbrush for aspiring Doja Cats

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I’ve been doing more videos for YouTube for my reviews and one thing I notice other than the fact that I need to improve lighting is that I also need to improve the sound. For that, a microphone is needed and the Sabinetek SingMic which is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo looks …

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Make your own pencils with this insanely awesome kit!

NEWS – I feel like I’m a pretty crafty person. I’ve made my own leather notebook covers, I like to draw, and I’m currently trying to learn to sew on a vintage Singer sewing machine. I’ve always been interested in getting into woodworking but have only dabbled in it with not good results (I tried …

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Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case fit your phone and more

NEWS – I’m a big fan of protecting my smartphone, which is an expensive and fairly delicate investment for the millions of us who carry one every day.  Check out Waterfield Designs Cycling iPhone Wallet and Jersey Pocket Tool Case, which are intended to not only protect your smartphone and cycling tools, but also help …

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Organize and silence key jingle without adding bulk

NEWS – Key jingle is obviously a first-world problem. But what the heck, let’s solve it! Today I bring you the Keysmart Mini. We’ve reviewed other Keysmart key organizers in the past, but they were all full-sized. The mini is… well… mini! The Keysmart Mini key organizer is designed to hold up to 5 keys …

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Hushme is the most ridiculous Bluetooth headset I’ve ever seen!

NEWS – Straight from the Gadgeteer wacky files comes Hushme. No, it’s not a muzzle for a cannibal. It’s a Bluetooth headset that allows you to receive calls and talk to people without those around you being able to hear what you say. Why do I think the Hushme is wacky? Let me count the …

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